Conservation

Fremantle Prison is one of the most extensively documented conservation sites in Australia.

Fundamentally conservation involves the retention of significant fabric for future generations.  Conservation actions at the precinct include:

  • adherence to conservation plans <more>
  • conservation projects <more>
  • regular building condition assessment reports (maintenance and repair)
  • people management systems
  • fire detection systems
  • conservation of Prison Collection material <more>
  • interpretation
  • adaptation for existing and proposed uses